Summary: After 9 months, the buttons on the camera stopped functioning. Contacted Sanyo and was referred to their Service Provider, Skokie TV. Contacted Skokie and shipped my camera to them in early September.
Summary: After owning the HD2 for 6 months I sold it on eBay. This is a tweener device - trying to be both a video camera and a digital still camera. I thought I was getting the best of both, but really the HD2 isn't great at either.
Matt Roseboom "Editor/Publisher/Photographer", Amazon
18 February 2008
Summary: I was surprised how well this camera takes still pictures. I was expecting it to take bad still photos and great HD video, but it's just the opposite. The HD video looks more like regular video, just in widescreen format. If you want true HD quality video, buy another camera.
Summary: I purchased the hd1a model and returned it since I was made aware that the new model was soon coming out. Honestly although I want so much to love this camera, I am disappointed and decided to send it back as the video quality did not measure up to my old Sony P350, and the camera stills did not...
Summary: No tapes to carry, works with memory cards, after shooting plug the SD card in your PC and Voila', transfer your videos fast or watch-edit them right in the SD card. No tapes makes this camera easy to carry around.
Summary: After a week of testing this camcorder, I found it good enough for daily use. The HD2 does not come with an SD card, so make sure you buy one before or at the time you get the HD2. I got a 2GB SD A-DATA and a 4GB SDHC QPI Class6. Both worked fine.
Summary: I ordered the Sanyo VPC HD2, clearly described as an SD camecorder, including the correct picture. What arrived was a still camera. I contacted the merchant through Amazon's communication system.